Two women seeking Tunisian Presidency, Selma Elloumi and Abir Moussi consider themselves from the "Bourguiba school," referring to first Tunisian president after independence from France, Habib Bourguiba.
Two months after the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, thousands of Algerians continue to take to the streets in protest against the armed forces, feeling as though their revolution is still far from complete.
The Lebanese Minister of Interior, Raya al-Hassan, announced that her ministry is planning on reforming Lebanon's overcrowded prisons. However, activists say that unless broad, structural reforms to the administration of the prisons are also passed, these reforms will only have a moderate impact.
From worsening water shortages in Iraq and Pakistan to harsher hurricanes in the Caribbean there is a growing security risk as a result of climate change. Unless these issues are addressed experts say they might spark new violent conflicts.
Jordanian civil society organisations (CSOs) gather in Amman, to share success stories that they have achieved through their participation in the USAID Civic Initiatives Support Programme. The CSOs launched "Partnering for Change" a networking platform for civil society organisations.